Name: Haloferax gibbonsii Juez et al. 1986

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. gibbonsii, of Gibbons, named for the Canadian microbiologist N.E. Gibbons, one of the pioneers in the study of halobacteria

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33959; DSM 4427; JCM 8863; Ma-2.38; NBRC 102184; VKM B-1756

16S rRNA gene: D13378 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Juez G, Rodriguez-Valera F, Ventosa A, Kushner DJ. Haloarcula hispanica spec. nov. and Haloferax gibbonsii spec. nov., two new species of extremely halophilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:75-79.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 22. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:573-576.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Haloferax Torreblanca et al. 1986

Assigned by: Juez G, Rodriguez-Valera F, Ventosa A, Kushner DJ. Haloarcula hispanica spec. nov. and Haloferax gibbonsii spec. nov., two new species of extremely halophilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:75-79.

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